Board of Directors

Ben Edmond

CEO & Founder – Connected2Fiber

Results-focused leader with diverse experience within the telecom industry. Demonstrated acumen in strategic planning, sales team development, leadership, business planning, product management, execution and market development.

Dominic Endicott

Managing Partner – Nauta Capital, U.S.

Mr. Endicott has 18 years of consulting experience, of which 8 focused on the wireless sector. He is Managing Partner at Nauta Capital, overseeing its U.S. operations based in Boston.

Matt Fates

Founder and General Partner – Pulse Ventures

As a Founder and General Partner at Pulse Ventures, Matt is involved in all aspects of the firm including sourcing, researching, negotiating and leading investments in early stage technology businesses. Matt works closely with a handful of companies where he is an active board member and adviser to the senior management team.

Sean Dowling

Partner – Osage Venture Partners

Sean is Principal at Osage Venture Partners. He received his MBA after spending five years at Monitor Group where he focused on integrating marketing strategy and organizational design. He has enabled Fortune 500 multinational companies to achieve sustainable growth, primarily in the consumer-packaged goods and life sciences industries.

Patrick Shutt

CEO – Unitas Global

Mr. Shutt’s leadership career spans more than two decades in strategic leadership positions having held the roles of Executive Officer, President and Board member of several high profile and fast-growing technology companies in the telecommunications and technology industries in both public and privately held companies.

Charles Rutstein

CEO – Comlinkdata

Charles has spent the last 20 years as an operator, director, and investor in data businesses of all types. He is currently CEO of Comlinkdata, a private equity-backed data business serving the telecommunications industry in Boston, MA.

Tom Roberts

General Partner – Harbert Growth Partners

Mr. Roberts is a founding member of venture capital fund Harbert Growth Partners, providing growth capital to emerging entrepreneurial leaders for the last nineteen years. He has spent the last 30 years as a principal in creating and investing in new businesses and as an advisor to entrepreneurs and corporate executives on operating growth, financing and exit strategies.